Clothes should be Loose and Comfortable. Man is the only anim...
Esophagoscopy is demanded in every case in which a foreign b...
It should be understood that especially in acute conditions...
Aortic narrowing or stenosis is a frequent occurrence in the ...
Much more than is readily believed depends on the state of the...
Pimples On The Face
See Face. ...
The term "simple dilatation" may be applied to the dilatation...
Vitamin Program For The Sick
No matter which way you look at it or how well insured you ma...
This affection of nursing women frequently comes on before th...
The Poor Start
For this reason it makes sense to take vitamins and food sup...
These occur in hands and feet where the circulative power is f...
A, Gastroscopic view of a gastrojejunostomy opening drawn pat...
If an epidemic prevails in the neighbourhood, or a case occurs...
See Constipation. ...
The Fundamental Principle
If you are a true believer in any of the above food religions...
The Curative Influence Of The Imagination
At the present day the remarkable benefit which often resul...
Pulse Counting The
Most valuable information as to the nature and progress of dis...
Bronchoscopy In Diseases Of The Trachea And Bronchi
The indications for bronchoscopy in disease are becoming inc...
See Urinary Troubles. ...
No Cutting Short Of The Process Of Scarlatina The Morbid Poison Must Be Drawn To The Skin As Soon As Possible
Scarlet-fever is a disease, which cannot be cut short. Any at...
Source: Papers On Health
Persons suffering from nervous prostration have
probably allowed the urgency of seeming duty to drive them on in work
till the vital energies have been fairly exhausted. At last they are
completely broken down, and the very fountains of life are dried up.
The brain itself has become incapable of giving sleep, or sound
thought. But there is no need for despondency: this trouble is
perfectly curable, only the right means must be employed.
In every case of real "nervous prostration," our question must be--How
shall we enable this vital element to recreate itself? The answer is,
with heat. Here we may detail the process which we know to be
successful. Dip a four-ply cotton cloth in cayenne lotion, and lightly
wring out. Lay this gently over the stomach and bowels, and over this
an india-rubber bag full of hot water. All must be only hot enough to
be comfortable. This application may remain on for two hours without
any change, then it is repeated. Where no bag can be had, a good thick
fomentation should be used instead. See Nerves, Shaken; Nerves,
Troubled, and all articles on nervous trouble.
Much depends on consideration of the individual case, and careful
thought and strong sense are needed on the part of all dealing with
such cases. (See Changing Treatment.)
Dessertspoonfuls of light food should be given every half-hour, and
increased in quantity as the patient can bear it. Avoid alcohol and all
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